Project Name Dhaka Clean Fuel Project
Project Number 35466-013
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1942-BAN: Dhaka Clean Fuel Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 42.40 million
Loan 1943-BAN: Dhaka Clean Fuel Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 30.20 million
Loan: Dhaka Clean Fuel Project
Nordic Development Fund US$ 9.30 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Conventional energy generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Dhanua, Aminbazar Ashulia, Savar, Dhaka, Sherpur, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Madhupur, Chatak, Sylhet

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

GTCL: The first sevices required for Part A of the Project covers engineering design and the second part, the Consultant will supervise GTCL during the construction of the gas transmission pipelines and the city gate stations.

RPGCL: The work generally covers agency capacity building of RPGCL and in implementation of security codes and standards for equipment in preparation for a broader introduction of CNG as a substitute fuel for the transport sector in the country. It comprises of the following segment areas: (i) implementation of safety codes; (ii) standards for conversion equipment and filling stations to be approved equipment; (iii) repair and maintenance standards and regulations related to conversion and the use of CNG equipment for the transport sector; and (iv) monitoring and supervision of resettlement and social issues. The consultants will be selected in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants expected to take place in March 2003.

Procurement

Procurement of pipes, regulating and meter stations, city gate stations, CNG conversion kits, 4-stroke three wheeled vehicles, CNG buses, CNG filling stations, workshops for conversion and maintenance with diagnostic equipment.

Procurement will be made in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines for Procurement of ADB-financed packages.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ali Firoz
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Ltd.
Mr. Shafiqur Rahman
rpgcl@bdcom.com
Plot 27, Nikunja 2, Joar Shahara, Dhaka-1229
Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Co. Ltd.
Mr. C.M.Faruque
pmcftgas@dbn-bd.net
"Tita Gas Bhaban", 105, Kazi Nazrul
Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar Commercial
Area, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Gas Transmission Company Ltd.
Mr. Sanwar Hossain Chowdhury
gtcldcfp@sparkbd.net
Red Crescent-Borak Tower (Level-4-6); 71-72, Old Elephant Road (Eskaton), Dhaka-1213, Bangladesh

Timetable

Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 28 Jan 2002 to 31 Jan 2002
MRM 21 Jun 2002
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 01 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 15 Jul 2010

LoanĀ 1942-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2002 03 Feb 2003 17 Dec 2003 30 Jun 2007 31 Dec 2009 21 Jun 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 51.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 42.40 26 Nov 2002 15.81 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 9.30 26 Nov 2002 15.81 0.00 100%

LoanĀ 1943-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2002 03 Feb 2003 17 Dec 2003 30 Jun 2007 30 Jun 2008 14 Jun 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.20 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 30.20 26 Nov 2002 29.98 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 26 Nov 2002 29.98 0.00 100%

 
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